On Integrity Constraints and Catalogues in Relational Database Supporting Clinical Research

  • Piotr J. Jasiński
  • Bogumiła Talkowska
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics book series (LNMED, volume 16)


Selected problems of integrity constraints within computer database supporting clinical research have been discussed in this paper. The concept of integrity constraints catalogues has been introduced, through examples on certain data structures taken from operational, cardiology-oriented relational database system. The limitations of design proposed and trends of possible future investigations have been examined in conclusions.


Integrity Constraint Medical Informatics Relational Database System Undetected Error Diastolic Arterial Blood Pressure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Piotr J. Jasiński
    • 1
  • Bogumiła Talkowska
    • 1
  1. 1.Regional Computer CentreTechnical University of PoznańPoznańPoland

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